Well, this weekend sees the second Portsmouth and Southsea Consortium Etsy Made Local Christmas market! Use that wage packet you’ve just received to buy handmade, buy handmade and buy local this Friday 02 and Saturday 03 December 2016 at Square Tower, Portsmouth! We bet, by now, you’re curious as to which of the Consortium’s Etsy team‘s members will be there – if you read this post, you’ll find out!
Emma Allard Smith
Emma is a surface pattern designer, creating patterns in watercolour that she then transfers to textiles, stationery and other items. Emma will sell on Saturday 03 December only.
Kim Edith’s Whimsarium
Kim is a textile artist who runs courses in ‘stitchbooking’ as well as turning her talents to create accessories and home furnishings. Kim will sell on both Friday 02 and Saturday 03 December.
Roberta from The Fidorium is an illustrator and vintage collector who turns her hand to pun-filled music-based greeting cards and ‘treasure hunting’ in charity shops. Roberta will sell on both Friday 02 and Saturday 03 December.
Sarah from Paper Café is an illustrator and graphic designer who creates a range of paper goods including wedding stationery and greeting cards. Sarah will sell on Saturday 03 December only.
Jo from Enchanted Soul is a bead embroiderer and jeweller, and offers a range of intricate accessories that showcase her interests and skills. Jo will sell on both Friday 02 and Saturday 03 December.
Michelle from Wink Design is an illustrator and graphic designer who designs greeting cards, personalised prints and enamel badges, amongst other things. Michelle will sell on both Friday 02 and Saturday 03 December.
Rob from Triffid Press is a graphic designer and printmaker offering a selection of retro-inspired posters. Rob will sell on both Friday 02 and Saturday 03 December.
Shake Your Glass
Elisa from Shake Your Glass is a fused and lampwork glass art jeweller who creates a range of jewellery, gift items and accessories. Elisa will sell on both Friday 02 and Saturday 03 December.
Kate from Gingerthread House is a textile artist and illustrator who makes patches, brooches, greeting cards and other accessories. Kate will sell on both Friday 02 and Saturday 03 December.
Kim Styles Jewellery
Kim is a jeweller, goldsmith and silversmith, creating original designs for her jewellery and accessories. She specialises in engagement and wedding jewellery, and heirloom redesign. Kim will sell on both Friday 02 and Saturday 03 December.
Dead Pretty Things
Peta from Dead Pretty Things is an artist, textile artist, beadworker and sewist with interests in Mexicana; in particular, the festival Día de los Muertos influences a great deal of her work. Peta will sell on both Friday 02 and Saturday 03 December.
Load of Ol’ Bobbins
Jess from Load of Ol’ Bobbins is an embroiderer, textile artists and illustrator making jewellery, and greeting cards and other gift items. Jess will sell on both Friday 02 and Saturday 03 December.
Julie Weir Art
Julie is a wildlife, landscape, pet and portrait artist working in both acrylic and oil media. Julie will sell on both Friday 02 and Saturday 03 December.